cement industry

Coal consumers body demands price roll back

April 19th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) The Coal Consumers' Association of India (CCAI) Tuesday said the recent price hike in coal by Coal India Limited would hit major sectors of the economy, ... Read more...

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Excise duty on coal to increase cement prices: Birla Corp

March 1st, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) The imposition of excise duty of one percent on coal, proposed in the general budget 2011-12, will push up cement prices, a top executive of leading cement maker ... Read more...

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Interest subsidy on Rs.15 lakh housing loan: Mukherjee (Lead)

February 28th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) In a boost to the housing sector, low-cost housing loans of up to Rs.15 lakh would be eligible to get an interest subsidy of one percent, ... Read more...

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Onion, cement price hike under competition panel’s scanner

February 21st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI), constituted to promote consumer welfare through fair competition in markets, has received various complaints pertaining to the sudden rise in the prices ... Read more...

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Birla Corporation posts Rs.68.97 crore Q2 net profit

October 26th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Birla Corporation Limited, the flagship company of the M.P. Birla Group, posted profit (after tax) of Rs.68.97 crore in the second quarter of financial year 2010-11, against Rs.152.05 ... Read more...

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Indian firm in race for $80 million cement factory in Ethiopia

March 5th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, March 5 (IANS) A Indian company is competing against four Chinese firms for an 80-million dollar contract for the construction of the Habesha cement factory that will help ... Read more...

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Shimla’s British era lamp posts to glow again

February 7th, 2010 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Feb 7 (IANS) Once upon a time they used to light up this erstwhile summer capital. Shimla's British era lamp posts are set to be restored again, promising ... Read more...

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No shortage of funding in SPVs: Kamal Nath

January 14th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14(ANI): Union Transport Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday said that the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways does not have any shortage of funding in the Special Purpose Vehicle ... Read more...

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Engineers invent cement that can eat globe-warming CO2

January 1st, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Thanks to an innovation from British engineers, cement, a vast source of planet-warming carbon dioxide (CO2), could be transformed into a means of stripping the greenhouse gas ... Read more...

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Venezuelan troops seize cement plant

August 19th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 19 (DPA) Venezuelan troops seized a cement plant owned by Mexico's Cemex SAB after a deal to nationalise the firm failed.Troops occupied the Maracaibo Cemex plant in the western state ... Read more...

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Arresting inflation will take time, we must have patience: PM

May 18th, 2008 - 12:21 am ICT by admin
By Ashok Dixit Bagdogra (West Bengal), May 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday accepted that inflation in the country was a matter of concern, and reiterated that his government ... Read more...

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Chavez orders nationalisation of Venezuelan cement makers

April 5th, 2008 - 1:12 am ICT by admin
DPA Caracas/Mexico City, April 4 (DPA) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ordered the nationalisation of his country's cement industry, a sector led by the Mexican company Cemex. Cemex's stock fell Friday and the Mexican ... Read more...

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